Game Research

During the idea generation and design document creation for DELTA-V, there were a number of different videogames that we looked into for design inspiration as well as ideas for mechanics, thematic elements and artistic concepts. Here I shall go through the major ones and discuss what inspiration we drew from them and how exploring them […]

Trepidation Research

The Fear Of The Unknown Trepidation “A feeling of fear or anxiety about something that may happen.” Fear “An unpleasant emotion caused by the threat of danger, pain, or harm.” Unknown “Not known or familiar; without the knowledge of.” The fear of the unknown is something most people have felt at some point in their […]

Week Three – Word Research – “Dystopia”

Having now examined and expanded on “Dystopia” as a term within a mindmap, I further narrowed the topic down to four more interesting and researchable terms: Oppression, Inequality, Ruin and Morality. During this research post I will further examine these four subtopics and then pick the most interesting or thought provoking one to continue with. […]

Week Three – Word Research – “Future”

Having now examined and expanded on “Future” as a term within a mindmap, I further narrowed the topic down to four more interesting and researchable terms: Overpopulation, Escape Velocity, Apocalypse and Colonisation. During this research post I will further examine these four subtopics and then pick the most interesting or thought provoking one to continue […]

Week Two – Word Research – “Supernatural”

Having now examined and expanded on “Supernatural” as a term within a mindmap, I further narrowed the topic down to four more interesting and researchable terms: Paranormal, Boogeyman, Hallucination and Desperation. During this research post I will further examine these four subtopics and then pick the most interesting or thought provoking one to continue with. […]

Week Two – Word Research – “Mental Breakdown”

Having now examined “Mental Breakdown” as a term within a mindmap, I further narrowed the topic down to four more interesting and researchable terms: Escapism, Terror, Insanity and Existential Crisis. During this research post I will further examine these four subtopics and then pick the most interesting or thought provoking one to continue with.   […]